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Academic Film Archive of North America
by John Barnes; Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation.
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Presents Marcel Marceau representing all soldiers in all wars as he performs as Bip. Reveals that playing soldier can be fun, but that war is tragic. For more on filmmaker John Barnes, visit http://www.afana.org/barnesbio.htm
Topics: mime, pantomime
Academic Film Archive of North America
by John Barnes; Encyclopedia Britannica
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Features Marcel Marceau performing a pantomime showing circus performers demonstrating their skills. Includes a juggler, an acrobat, clowns pulling ropes without ropes and a tightrope walker as the major performer. For more on filmmaker John Barnes, visit http://www.afana.org/barnesbio.htm
Topic: pantomime
Academic Film Archive of North America
by John Barnes; Encyclopedia Britanncia
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Features Marcel Marceau performing as Bip, whom he calls his 'silent alter ego.' Shows Bip stumble, fight for balance and joyously strive to become a great skater on illusionary ice. For more on filmmaker John Barnes, visit http://www.afana.org/barnesbio.htm
Topics: mime, Marcel Marceau
Academic Film Archive of North America
by John Barnes; Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation.
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One in a series of twelve films in which the great French mime Marcel Marceau performs some works from his repertoire. In his introduction Marceau states that to him this pantomime has different meanings. He explains that the maskmaker represents humanity and has all the faces humanity can possess. He also suggests that while many people hide behind masks, others use them to create symbols of life and says that the last mask will reveal man in his only and real moment of truth. As the performer...
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Topic: pantomime
Academic Film Archive of North America
by John Barnes; Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation.
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Features Marcel Marceau in a performance of pantomime. Uses the hands as the struggle of good and evil as revealed by the force of the hands themselves through symbolic movements. For more on filmmaker John Barnes, visit http://www.afana.org/barnesbio.htm
Topic: pantomime
Academic Film Archive of North America
by John Barnes; Encyclopedia Britannica
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Marcel Marceau discusses his career, analyzes the value of pantomime, and describes the creation of his famous character, Bip. Includes short sequences from various routines featuring Bip. For more on director John Barnes, visit http://www.afana.org/barnesbio.htm
Topics: pantomime, Marcel Marceau
Academic Film Archive of North America
by John Barnes; Encyclopedia Britannica
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In four minutes and not moving from one spot, Marcel Marceau conveys the seven ages of mankind, beginning with life emerging from the womb, through the cycles of life to the grave. Marceau believes "this pantomime reveals maybe the best of what mime can do in condensing time." For more on filmmaker John Barnes, visit http://www.afana.org/barnesbio.htm
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Topic: pantomime
Academic Film Archive of North America
by John Barnes; Encyclopedia Britannica
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Presents an interpretation of The Painter In Central Park by Marcel Marceau.For more on filmmaker John Barnes, visit http://www.afana.org/barnesbio.htm
Topic: pantomime
Academic Film Archive of North America
by John Barnes; Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corp
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Features Marcel Marceau in a performance of his legendary pantomime piece. For more on director John Barnes, visit http://www.afana.org/barnesbio.htm
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Topics: pantomime, Marcel Marceau
Academic Film Archive of North America
by John Barnes; Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation.
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One in a series of twelve films in which the great French mime Marcel Marceau performs some works from his repertoire. In his introduction he talks about the possibility of creating a variety of characters for a single sketch, almost establishing a little world of its own. Bip gets dressed for a society party, but has considerable trouble showing interest in the people he meets and becomes progressively more inebriated while exchanging meaningless pleasantries with his fellow guests. For more...
Topics: pantomime, mime